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Mar 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
's decision in libya and what role the u.s. has welcome to "washington journal" this friday, march 25. in "the baltimore sun," -- nato to take the lead. what do you think about the nato and u.s. role in libya? the numbers to call -- send us your tweets and we will read them. coverage of the nato-u.s. relationship in libya. allied forces hit a libyan jet that ventured into the air. taking a look at "the washington post" coverage. they are starting out with "obama pressed for clarity over libya." coming from both parties in congress, as well as others, to get some sense of where the u.s. is going with this. let's get to the phones and hear what you think. lydia in maryland. democrats' line. caller: i think it is great he is turning over command of the no-fly zone to nato. he said the united states would not be in the lead and it is about time it takes responsibility. more of the gulf states are contributing airplanes to the no-fly zone. i saw last night that night thatqatar, united arab emirates, contributing planes to the no- fly zone. that is great. they can do that. since the united states do
Mar 17, 2011 8:00pm EDT
where could the first strikes come from? perhaps u.s. naval vessels. cruise missiles could be involved. there are nato air bases that could be used in any no-fly zone. one immediate concern, the libyan military, while not powerful, has a stro anti-aircraft surface-to-air missile system here. watch for strikes first in the days ahead. we'll be on top this tomorrow as well as the japan crisis. "in the arena" right now. >>> good evening, i'm eliot spitzer, welcome to the program. will cain and gloria borger join plea and we'll go to anderson cooper in a moment on the story of the most desperate methods to stem the radiation from the crippled nuclear reactors. photos taken from military aircraft by people who surely risked their lives show just how grave the damage is. look at that and imagine how difficult it will be to save the crippled facility. but first, breaking news just coming in. there could, emphasis could, be an attack on libya very soon, indeed within hours. the battle for benghazi, the battle for libya may well be about to begin. this after the united nations passe
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Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of these two is telling us whohey really are. now this is where the president gets his understanding of collective salvation. while he was at this man's church, reverend wright went to visit muammar gaddafi. he traveled with louis farrakhan to libya to go meet with him. we also know this. barack obama was influenced by this man. so many others. now the facts of once barack obama gets into office, it's a series of consistent history of actions that are not friendly at all to israel. first, you have hillary clinton. saying that israel is unhelpful in the march 2009 settlement issues. do we have my pointer anywhere, do you know where that is? there it is. then we have this one. joe biden. he wants to dismantle all of the outpost. in 2009, obama criticizes israel over the settlements. in september 2009, obama tells the-up general assembly he doesn't accept legitimacy of the new israeli settlement. then the white house press secretary lashes out at israel over 900 new housing units in march of 2010, israel ambassador to the u.s. says relations between our two countries is the worst in ove
Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate on march 30, 2011, at 9:32 a.m., that the senate passed without amendment h.r. 1079. with best wishes i am. signed sincerely, karen l. haas, clerk of the house. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house the following enrolled bill. the clerk: h.r. 1079, an act to amend the internal revenue code of 1986, to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the airport and airway trust fund, to amend title 49, united states code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, the chair will postpone further proceedings today on the motion to suspend the rules on which a recorded vote or the yeas and nays are ordered or on which the vote incurs objection under clause 6 of rule 20. any recorded vote on the postponed question will be taken later. for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i move to suspend the
Mar 26, 2011 7:00am EDT
. phoenix, arizona on our line for republicans. what should the president say on the u.s. involvement in libya on monday? caller: if he's the intelligent president i want him to tell us why we're going into libya and not the sudan and not bahrain. i think it's un:tionable to open another front when we're spending millions a day on iraq and afghanistan and 50% of our revenue goes to defense. host: the sudan would be another front, too. caller: we could help solve that with humanitarian aid. with the cost in fossil fuels, if we paid the actual cost that fossil fuels cost us, we would pay $12.50 a gallon for gasoline because these wars are about oil. what i'm saying is if he's the innocent president then why doesn't he talk about -- intelligent president why doesn't he talk about the bahrain or sudan? he's doing it for oil just like the last -- just like the iraq war. and i think we need to question why we're doing these things. if we want to help people resisting and trying for democracy, let's do that. but let's not be hidden about our agenda.
Mar 21, 2011 4:00pm EDT
shattered by a new round of gunfire that follows a weekend of u.s. led air strikes. president obama answering questions this afternoon for the first time since sending our fighter jets into action. >> the core principle that has to be upheld here is that when the entire international community, almost unanimously, says that there is a potential humanitarian crisis about to take place that a leader who has lost his legitimacy decides to turn his military on his own people, that we can't simply stand by with empty words. >> one of this weekend's bombings badly damaged president gadhafi's compound. pro-gadhafi forces opened fire on a crowd of rebels in mizratah today killing nine of them gaining control of that area seen as critical for gadhafi on a strategic level. what is happening in libya? the latest headline from the uprisingings throughout the middle east look like this away from libya. yemen also in crisis right now. the president is losing his grip on power. he dissolved his cabinet over the weekend but for the growing groups of protesters that's not enough. some of the members
Mar 17, 2011 12:00pm EDT
, three, and four are in danger and officials are using extreme measures today using helicopters for water drops, as well as plans to bring in water cannons. there were also plans to restore the generator that went out in the earthquake. there was a discrepancy over the risk factors. the u.s. nuclear revelatory commission says that radiation levels are so high that the evacuation order should be expanded. they say americans within 50 miles should leave the area. the japanese government is stay on message and says that there evacuation parameters are sound, and individuals within 12 miles should consider evacuating. people in the northern part of japan are experiencing troubles. temperatures have dropped, it is cold, they do not have heat. we have not been able to observe, despite the millions that have been pledged from the outside, we have not been able to see any significant arrival of outside international aid in the hardest-hit areas of japan. >> as official deal with the aftermath of last year's natural disaster, dramatic footage of the first minutes after the sonometer continue to em
Mar 17, 2011 12:00pm CDT
damage power plant could afternoon and steve. >> 9 dina coming our viewers on wgn america and watching us on the web. did the national police agency reports over 5400 rat confirmed dead and more than 2400 listed as injured and more than 9000 people reported missing japan use helicopters fire trucks and water cannons to or water on the no. 3 reactor at the fukushima power plant. efforts will continue throughout the night to keep the reactor and a pool of spent fuel rods from overheating. officials working to resolve cooling problems at four of the six reactors ever since there were damaged by the earthquake. >> based on the operations we believe that it will help to cool down and based on the data we will receive from the government task force will be able to verify whether the mission has been met with success. >> international atomic energy commission says at least 20 people have fallen ill because of possible radiation poisoning in addition to 19 injured and two missing at the fukushima power plant them up boosting american citizens removing them from the aftermath of the tsunami. the s
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Mar 9, 2011 2:00am EST
. go to greta and make sure you follow us on twitter and on gretawire, facebook and the works. bill o'reilly is next at the top of the hour. go vote in see you tonight. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> judge napolitano: hello, america. i'm judge napolitano, guest hosting for glenn beck today. we have a lot to cover. let's start with the battle to rein in the ever-growing federal budget deficit. big government republicans in the house are leading up a pathetic charge to cut $61 billion in this year's federal budget. to put it in perspective, the federal government budget deficit for 2011 is projected to be $1.6 trillion. cutting $61 billion is a joke. but senate democrats won't be outdone when it comes to half-hearted or spineless spending cut measures they proposed additional $6.5 billion cut that the congressional budget claims is only $4.7 billion. can you follow any of this? america, too many politicians on both sides of the aisle have simply lost touch with reality when it comes to government spending. a $4.7 billion cut in the face of a $1.6 trillion defici
Mar 31, 2011 5:00pm EDT
should not be used. the man plead guilty, based on the results from that machine and was ordered to serve six consecutive weekends in jail. on july 7th, 2010, d.c. police arrested a man in the district on suspicion of dwi. he was tested on an intoxy meeter with the serial number 010845. court records show he plead guilty on december 7th of the same year. according to the office of the chief manage examiner, that machine was not approved by use for a 3-month period and including the date of the man's arrest. and in others a -- another case, a 19-year-old girl was test on the same machine and with the same serial number showed the chief toxicologists said the results shouldn't be used for a 3-month period, including the date of the girl's arrest. >> i have a difficult time understanding this and the issues that have come up in terms of the failure to disclose, their failure to be above board on all of these issues, i have a difficult time understanding why they think that is okay. it's clearly not okay. >> reporter: defense attor
Mar 7, 2011 4:00am EST
for us for now. of t tv. that's all for us for now. >>> hello, cnn center, here's a look at your headlines. the united nations has appointed jordan's former foreign minister as the envoy to libya. he will head up a humanitarian assessment team. that follows a weekend of heavy fighting between rebels and pro-gadhafi forces. some of the worst battles took place in miisrata. meanwhile, unrest continues across the arab world. gun shots were heard in cairo on sunday and demonstrators were targeted by soldiers with stun guns. demonstrators know that dictator hosni mubarak is gone. >>> japan, the government is reeling from another scandal. maehara quit on sunday after revealing he received a $3,000 campaign contribution from a korean who is not a japanese citizen. and japanese law forbids such gifts. >>> jacque chirac is about to be tried on criminal charges. his trial on corruption charges dating back decades begins today. the aging chirac denies any wrong doing but could face up to ten years in prison if he's convicted. and that's a quick look at your headlines right now. i'll see you
Mar 7, 2011 5:00am EST
to stop what it calls a disproportionate use of force against citizens. now, this follows a weekend of deadly clashes between rebels and pro-gadhafi forces. it was in misrata that some of the heaviest fighting took place. these are pictures from right after the battle there. troops loyal to moammar gadhafi stormed the city with tanks and artillery. but the opposition stood its ground. the defenders armed with anything from sticks to machine guns. the rebels claimed victory. but there were people killed on both sides. in fact, a doctor in misrata's central hospital says 42 people died on sunday, 17 from the opposition, and 25 from pro-government forces. 85 people were wounded. many in civilian clothing. the youngest was a 3-year-old killed by direct fire. >>> the capital tripoli is still in the grip of the government. on sunday, the latest of several large pro-gadhafi demonstrations was held. witnesses say police searched vehicles to try to stop anti-government protesters from taking to the streets. many of the people taking up arms against colonel gadhafi have little or no military
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Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
was written about in 2006. the program, it says, if i may quote, program using the tax identification numbers instead of social security numbers is similar to the program run by smaller lenders around the country that they distributed millions of dollars to undocumented imgrants over the past few years. let me show you how this all works. we were convinced by george bush and everybody else, the american dream was to have a house. that was the dream. so all the people in apartment buildings could haven't the american dream. some of them because they had bad credit or didn't have jobs to allow them to afford houses. remember how expensive houses used to be? those days aren't coming back so they didn't get a house so they couldn't have part of the american dream because of the big even bank. i have should put horns on the big evil bank. they wouldn't loan these people any money. what happened? the union and acorn, you know, with the baseball bats, along with the permission and blessings of the beautiful, beautiful people in washington. they said yeah, we'll back you up. these banks should give l
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Mar 8, 2011 5:00pm EST
senator jerry moran, senate of appropriations, joins us now. senator, welcome to the "glenn beck program." nice to meet you, sir. >> good to be back with you. thank you for the opportunity. >> judge napolitano: what is the latest, senator. it gather that the vote has been put off again, that there is a republican measure on the floor, democratic measure on the floor and the senate is not going to vote on it now until tomorrow. is that the case? >> the expectation was there may have been a vote this everything. it now appears it's carried over until tuesday morning. the expectation is that there will be two proposals, one what you call the paltry $61 billion preduction. hr-1, sent to us in the senate by the house of representatives. >> judge napolitano: great. >> then the even more paltry $6 billion cut suggested by president obama and democrat leaders in the senate. and there will be a vote on each one of those. my guess is that neither one of them will receive the 60 votes necessary to move forward. and then we're once again back to negotiations with i suppose democrat leaders. and perh
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
at capitol hill. it is monday, march 21st. with us on set, msnbc and "time" magazine senior political analyst, mark halperin. good to have you. we have adjunct senior fellow for middle east studies at the council on foreign relgsz, dan seymour, good to have you back on the show. and i think the "new york times" headlines is the big question, target clear, inten is the not. >> it says it all, really. >> what is the intent, are we at war, dan? >> we're basically at war. >> basically. that seems to be in dispute. >> in a civil war. >> for the last three weeks we said gadhafi had to go. we hadn't formally taken sides. this weekend, we've taken sides. gadhafi has to go. >> that's not the objective. >> there may be ambiguity. the world will view this as a failed intervention if this ends and goadhafi is still in power. >> he's also committed acts of terror against the united states, pan am flight 103 and will use his oil money to exact revenge on us. for all of those who are so seger to engage in a no-fly zone, like they were playing a video game, then the natural consequences that would come from
Mar 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >> thank you. >> rose: tell us exactly what the united nations security council is saying and what forces operating on the resolution are prepared to do? >> well, first i tnk it's demanding an immediate cease-fire to qaddafi, and today president obama, president sarkozy have reinforced this demand by asking qaddafi to stop the attack against benghazi, to evacuate three main cities out in the west of the country, and to restore water to the population. he is try to playing a game, qaddafi, so we want to set conditions which are not negotiable. so, first, cease-fire. secondly, we need peace, you know, to enforce the cease-fire. so there is not only the no-fly zone because everybody is speaking about the no-fly zone zone, but there is also a paragraph 4 which is saying the international community, which means the states which volunteer have-- can take all necessary measures, which means military measures, to protect the civilian population. which means tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, it's totally allowed by the security council. we are allowed to launch airstrikes against the forces. >>
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am EST
far. there is a tsunami warning in hawaii and parts of the u.s. west coast today friday, march hawaii and parts of the u.s. west coast today friday, march 11, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm meredith vieira. >> i'm ann curry in for matt. this was a powerful earthquake. the images are stunning out of japan. it shows the tsunami sweeping inland, some 60 miles over farmland in sendai japan, 200 miles north of tok yochlt cars, housings, buildings being swept out with this massive wave. >> it started with an 8.9 magnitude quake that hit around 2:45 p.m. local time. it is the largest quake in japan's recorded history and the fifth strongest quake in the world in the past 111 years. there have been at least 19 aftershocks, including several stronger than last month's devastating quake in new zealand. a tsunami warning has been extended to include hawaii and parts along the u.s. west coast. >> when it starts to hit the continental shelf it moves as fast as 500 miles per hour, the speed of a jumbo jet. the first wave is exp
Mar 5, 2011 3:00pm EST
useful, he became so rich, he bought his freedom. when we returned about that, we -- when we learned about that, we suddenly learned about a connection to marina's family. >> so i had always known about my family's connection to sugar because my great grandparents traveled from india across to guyana which is in south america, but it's considered part of the caribbean, and they came to cut, to work on sugar plantations. so part of what fascinated us was what is this substance where someone in be his family -- in his family all the way in russia, a serf, and someone in my family looking to get a better life over here in india and then over to the caribbean, what is this substance that could effect people from such different parking lots of the world? -- parts of the world? >> and before we trace that out, we want to ask you a question. how many of you think you might have sugar somewhere in your family background? so that's one, two, three -- oh, man, yes! yes! >> all right. what i'm going to do, i just want to hear from a couple of you where your family might have been from, okay? >>
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Mar 18, 2011 2:00am EDT
laying a cable can help to restore power to the cooling system. the military is preparing to use helicopters and fire trucks. thank you for being with us tonight. we'll see you again tomorrow, wg back from the brink. we're here live saturday. >> glenn: hello, america. i want to welcome you to the "glenn beck program" and tell you tonight i'm going to lay out a theory. i have a lot of facts but i want to separate from facts from theory and you have to help figure this out. something is very wrong. it has been a busy couple of weeks for the president. there is a lot going on in the world. his job to lead the free world. what is he doing? he just carted his 60th round of golf as president. who hasn't golfed at least 60 times in the last two years? then, of course, the ncaa brackets. there is always a crisis. march madness is only once a year. today is st. patty's day. president went to capitol hill to celebrate that with congressional leaders. tomorrow, it's off for a well-deserved vacation in beautiful rio de janeiro. wow! may i just ask is he bidding on the "price is right" showca
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm EDT
from his national security team as the u.s. sends more support to japan. >> an explosion in one reactor and fire in another sent dangerous levels of radiation into the air and left a boiling pool of nuclear fuel at the plant. >> we need now for everybody to move out of the 12-20 kilometer radius from the no. 1 plant. >> levels of radiation spite, then dropped sharply by the end of the day. the government impose a no-fly zone over the area for commercial aircraft. >> this was a double barrel whammy, as they say. >> the energy secretary sold -- told a senate panel backed an aircraft carrier arrived to detect radiation in the air and on the ground. others will monitors the sebec areas. >> we are managing teams at the consulate and military installations in japan. >> our sister station was told that it is important to provide constant oversight of our facilities here at home. >> i have already been instructed our nuclear regulatory agency to ensure that we take lessons learned from what is happening in japan and that we are constantly upgrading how we approach our nuclear safety in this cou
Mar 10, 2011 5:00am EST
to do this, i can't do anything. i close my eyes and ask my god to help me. i thought they was shot us from behind. i was thinking, this is the end. col. gadaffi's forces are trying to gain ground. it's clear the government can win the country back. lib yab tv has been shoing old reruns of the military parades many are still suffering in dreadful conditions in their jails. in brussels they are meeting to see if there is a way in the violence. the only certainty is that knob will be easy. >> got a bit of breaking news from the office of the president in france saying france recognizes the libyan national council as soul representative of the libyan people now. significant announcement coming out of the office. the french president there. let's go over to brussels now where the defense ministers are meeting. matthew price is following that for us. france and britain are putting forward a draft proposal for a no fly zone. nato officials have looked at those scenarios. they all say, look, this has to go to the un security council. there has to be broad reeg follow support. arab and african
Mar 18, 2011 3:05am EDT
arranged by u.s. embassy left friday morning. there is a bus on its way from sendai to tokyo right now and many will also be taking those charter flights back to the u.s. it's the first wave of american citizens who will be making their way back home out of concern for uncertainty of the nuclear threat on the ground. all of the focus on the nuclear reactor, though, has overshadowed a humanitarian crisis that continues to unfold to the north of us. the death toll now stands at more than 6,000, more than 10,000 still missing. and we're hearing some evacuation centers are still waiting for supplies a week after the earthquake hit. >> and, akiko, one of the factors of this story many people continue to worry about are the workers there around the plant, in the plant. what is the latest on them? >> reporter: well, we are learning more about the operation that's under way. we understand there's about 20 0 to 300 workers involved in this last-ditch effort. they're rotating about 50 workers at a time. we know they're sleeping in a small living room. they are running out of food. we have not le
Mar 21, 2011 11:00pm PDT
and if hopefully you find it useful and if so it will allow people who would never have the opportunity to work at the fat duck to learn those techniques, apply in the their own cuisine, maybe take it in a totally different direction. >> rose: richard engel, barney frank, and nathan myhrvold when we continue. every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happening every day, all across america. every time a storefront opens. or the midnight oil is burned. or when someone chases a dream, not just a dollar. they are small business owners. so if you wanna root for a real hero, support small business. shop small. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin with an update on the crisis in libya with richard engel of nbc news. first this, speaking at a joint press conferce in chile, president obama defended the air strikes. >> i think it's very easy to square our military actions and our stated policies. our military action is in support o
Mar 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
this morning. what can you tell us? >> good morning. we are seeing the storm take shape. if you're waking up in the northeast and seeing precipitation you're seeing one wave. we'll be watching now across the southeast -- it has all the ingredients for a classic nor'easter developing tonight and tomorrow. expect rain, wind, higherer elevation snows though from the poconos into new england. we have a number of winter storm warnings up into maine. winter weather advisories as well. notice who's out of it -- philadelphia, new york and boston should be mostly rain and wind. the totals anywhere from 6 to 9 inches in the hudson valley up to a foot or more in parts of interior new england. back to you. >> thanks. we'll have the rest of the forecast in a little bit. now to libya where the cia has had operatives on the ground for weeks. nbc white house correspondent chuck todd has the latest details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carl. here's what we know. while the cia has had operatives on the ground for weeks they have been gathering intelligence, trying to find the rebels you can work w
Mar 8, 2011 12:00pm CST
in court because they know the defense will go after this and try to use it to tear down gayle's credibility. back to you. >> thank you. a federal marshal was critically wounded and a suspect was killed this morning in a shooting in st. louis. the suspect opened fire on two u.s. marshals and a st. louis police marshall when marshals showed up to taken into custody. both marshalls are in the hospital one in critical condition and the other is there. the police officer only had a graze wound. the suspect had a criminal history and it is not clear if he died from a self-inflicted wound or a few shot by police. . >> chicago police officer accused of making a false 911 col. the officer accused of calling east local department and reporting it by a bar while he himself was pulled over for speeding by another officer. the other officer left the scene and realize the call was baked when he arrived at the alleged crime scene. one officer remains an active duty but is under investigation. >> a police officer of allegedly beating a man and take goes to trial today. video shows the officer
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Mar 6, 2011 7:00am EST
day sings. tell us what you think about it we will strike up the bands later. we have a lot of news to tell you about. intense battles air forces loyal to muammar qaddafi have been pounding rebels with air strikes. heavy fighting on the ground as rebels move toward tripoli. gun fire in tripoli but it may be in celebration. rebel forces propelled another qaddafi attack. they have a possible massacre of citizens there as dozens were killed yesterday. 8 british troops were taken captive by libyan rebels as they try to send an envoy to the qaddafi government. negotiations are underway for theory leaf. a powerful and deadly tornado living a small town of rain, louisiana in terrible condition. the person who died was a young mother trying to protect her child when a tree fell on their house. the child did make it out okay. many residents are po without power. take a look at this youtube video it shows the skies over louisiana right around the time the torna tornado touched down. what they can expect today. >> they are a lot better today fort fatly the rain moved through the area. we are g
Mar 7, 2011 11:00am EST
conference. good morning, melissa. tell us what investigators are saying about this major arrest this morning. >> reporter: investigators inside here say they are absolutely nothing short of thrilled this afternoon. years of work and now a huge sigh of relief for all of these police officials who worked so hard over the years. they now say aaron thomas is, indeed, the east coast rapist. >> good morning. what a pleasure and a privilege to be standing up here. >> reporter: police received thousands of tips after putting up billboards with a sketch of the suspect in seven states last week. police say those tips along with an internal computer system helped investigators share case information led to his arrest. thomas, of course, was arrested in new haven, connecticut, friday after police linked his dna to more than a dozen rapes and sexual assaults over the years. now, they followed thomas, pulled his dna off of a cigarette butt he threw away, and just one day later say they matched that dna to those assaults. as you might remember, over the years, many of the attacks happened in the washington
Mar 30, 2011 8:00pm EDT
in the grip of moammar gadhafi and all his craziness for the past 42 years. >> john lee -- you use some marvelous phrases and say they are gripped by bravado and defiance. it seems there is an emotional energy there driving them forward but none of the skills that you need to actually wage a war. it sounds -- the way you just describe them as a bunch of professional individuals for whom war is nothing more than what you learn by watching it on tv, do they have the training to actually present a front, a military front to oppose gadhafi at this point? >> reporter: no, they don't. what happens is when gadhafi's forces attack, you know, hugely in lightning blitzkrieg frontal attacks with missiles and before the no-fly zone with aviation -- that is is jet fighters but now still with katyusha rockets that come in rapid-fire and kill a lot of people, they move in fast convoys and begin shooting immediately, these young -- mostly young men who are at the front and who have gone out in the spirit of revolutionary bravado trying to rid the country of the dictator and really don't know how to fig
Mar 3, 2011 5:00am EST
are considering other ways to help those suffering in libya. hillary clinton says the u.s. military might have a role to play, such as getting supplies to where they're needed. the u.s. secretary of state acknowledged direct intervention would face major opposition. the arab league says it's against any foreign interference. >>> now, some people taking part in the uprising against colonel gadhafi say they want western forces to give support, to prevent more attacks by government planes. some politicians in washington say the u.s. should do just that. but the defense secretary told congress it wouldn't be easy. >> if it's ordered, we can do it. but the really is, and people, there's a lot of, frankly, loose talk about some of these military options. and let's just call a spade a spade. a no-fly zone begins with an attack on libya. to destroy the air defenses. that's the way you'd do a no-fly zone. and then you can fly planes around the country and not worry about our guys being shot down. but that's the way it starts. >> i'm not endorsing it. >> no, i understand that. but it also requires more
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Mar 24, 2011 5:00pm EDT
't make sense to us. there is leaders all around the world that it doesn't make sense. so what is happening? look at the things that don't make sense and see if we can tie them together tonight. high oil prices. we have high oil prices but we're not drilling. i will give you an update on this. worse than not drilling. yet, this weekend, we help brad zil drill. we are giving them permits to do things we won't do in our own water and say we want to buy it. it doesn't make sense. the president supports the youth revolution in egypt. the cheerleader for that. democratic revolution, but not for the democratic revolution in iran and the youth in iran, too. then he uses the military in libya. that doesn't make sense. this administration has praised for the -- -- has praise for muslim brotherhood as peaceful and says tea partys are violent. you go to madison and they're being violent and he says they're peaceful. it doesn't make sense. no war for oil. no war. no war without congress. then we have war, war without congress, war for oil and war with a third muslim country. that really do
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Mar 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> welcome to "fox and friends" and peter is here for dave who is off this week. >> thank you for helping us out. we have a fox news alert because violence exploded in eastern libya and forces loyal to muammar qaddafi have waste nod time if breaking the cease-fire. >> and our reporter is on the ground, and he is joining us live but he is on the move. what can you tell us, rick? >>reporter: we are at a gas station eat -- east of benghazi and chaos. the residents are fleeing. a million residents but not now because of the shelling that it has beenen taking. we woke up to the sound of tank fire and incoming fire artillery possibly from a ship in the mediterranean and there was a jet shot down just south of our hotel on the southern edge of benghazi. we saw the jet flying over the hotel. there was antiaircraft fire that hit the jet and it went down. on fire. hit the ground in a crowded neighborhood. and exploded. and a huge cloud of smoke. there are tanks, livian army tanks in -- libyan army tanks in benghazi. despite muammar qaddafi's pledge he would honor the no-fly zone. but he moved the tank
Mar 31, 2011 3:00pm EDT
have traces of fukushima radiation shown up in milk in two u.s. states? >>> and take that! the young girl who got back at her bullies by shaming them for all the world to see. >>> we begin with a series of new developments of libya. as of today the u.s. has officially handed off control of the mission to nato. the cia is on the ground and has been for several weeks. the debate rages on over whether or not the u.s. should arm the rebels. listen to what robert gates told a congressional hearing about this this morning. >> in terms of providing that training, in terms of providing assistance to them, frankly, there are many countries that can do that, that's not a unique capability for the united states and as far as i'm concerned, somebody else should do that. >> rebel forces fighting concern have been forced to retreat over 100 miles and lost control of critical areas. the libyan foreign minister, the most powerful man outside the gadhafi family, who is now in the uk. nbc news chief foreign correspondent richard engel live in benghazi. it's been a busy 24 hours, richard. >> reporter:
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